May 16, 2018

I’ve learned this one the hard way – make sure granulated fertilizer is dry so that spreaders can spread it.

I wondered why the fertilizer bags were leaking a watery, brown substance when I recently moved one off the top of the other in my garage. It was raining the day...

We often get asked, how do I tell if I have a queen, because I can't find her?


If you cannot find your queen, don't worry, we rarely see her anyways. The best way to tell if she is ok, is by looking for signs of her. If you have eggs in the bottoms of cells somewhere...

May 2, 2018

My peppy steps to check on my plants and to plant a few more peppers came to a grinding halt today when the greenhouse keeper stopped me at the door and said, “We have thrips.”

Thrips are tiny insects (note thrips is always plural, even if talking about one) that suck t...

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